Tour of Duty


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Tour of Duty

In the military, a period of deployment, especially overseas. In business, the term may be used informally to describe a brief stint in a company or department, especially if the stint is undesirable but necessary.
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Grandmother-of-three, Sgt Shirley Bradley, joined the TA in 1979, but this was her first tour of duty.
During their tour of duty the volunteers soldiers were mainly employed as HGV drivers, transporting vital supplies, equipment and humanitarian aid.
But cheerio, chaps, I'm off on another tour of duty as human shield.
When he wasn't in combat, Andy taught at LaSalle Military Academy in New York, completed a four-year tour of duty at the Pentagon, served as a senior instructor at Fort Benning, and graduated from several senior officer schools.
By the end of his tour of duty he was advanced to Airman 1st Class, earned a first-degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do, a third-degree Brown Belt in Judo and began entering military competitions.
tour of duty in a one-officer, marked, radio patrol unit.
May received a BS/Mathematics from Oregon State University in 1965 and his MBA from Stanford University in 1967 before serving with a three-year tour of duty as a captain in the U.
Antonio Trillanes IV wants the military to recruit 20,000 more personnel who will only serve a tour of duty for five years amid several security issues hounding the country.
cooperation he received during his tour of duty in the Sultanate, which
Muscat: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, His Highness Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq Al Said received in his office yesterday Farouq Mahmoud Qaddor, ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Sultanate to bid him farewell at the end of his tour of duty as his country's ambassador to the Sultanate.
Abdullah Ensour, Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan yesterday received Sheikh Musallam bin Bakhait al-Bara"ami at the end of his tour of duty in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.